The Philadelphia Eagles needed to undergo not one however two terrifying moments throughout their preseason sport on Thursday evening … when a duo of their gamers wanted stretchers to depart the sector after sustaining scary accidents.
The moments occurred within the second half of the Eagles’ 18-18 tie in opposition to the Browns in Philadelphia … when receiver Tyrie Cleveland and defensive lineman Moro Ojomo damage their necks on separate performs.
Tyrie’s appeared essentially the most horrifying … within the third quarter of the competition, he jumped as much as haul in a cross — however when he got here down, he landed awkwardly on his head. He stayed on the turf for a number of minutes … earlier than he was strapped to a backboard and carted off.
One quarter later … Ojomo was stepping into to make a deal with on a scrambling quarterback, when his teammate got here in and unintentionally collided with the again of his neck. He, too, stayed on the bottom for minutes — earlier than requiring a stretcher to depart the sector.
The Eagles dominated each guys out of the sport virtually instantly … although, fortunately, the group mentioned each did have motion in all their extremities.
“I have not talked to the medical doctors but, nevertheless it feels like they’re shifting round,” head coach Nick Sirianni mentioned after the sport. “I do not know anything moreover that.”
4 different Eagles gamers had been injured within the contest as effectively — together with first-round decide Nolan Smith — although none of their illnesses had been thought-about as severe as Cleveland and Ojomo’s.
Philadelphia opens its common season on Sept. 10 in opposition to the Patriots.